Category Archives: VMWare

_deviceImage-0.iso was not found while deploying OVF (or OVA)

Minor issue, but slowed me down. Recently while deploying an OVA that I created and tested on another host (ESXi 5.5), I was presented with the error: File ds:///vmfs/volumes/52c252-0b-bf765663-bffd-0026b95-d10a0/_deviceImage-0.iso was not found Expecting I left a .ISO mounted (even though I had NOT checked the option to “include image files attached to floppy and CD/DVD… Read More »

The OVF package requires unsupported hardware

So you created a OVF or OVA from a VMX using OVFTOOL and it’s boned you, for whatever reason. Or you’ve got a ESXi 5.5 OVF/OVA and want to put it on a 5.1 host. Or…whatever permutation of this error has brought you here (mine was the OVFTOOL conversion, fwiw). You receive an error along… Read More »